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180 Galaxy 10R (G-10R) 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide digital and voice communications to North America.
180 Intelsat 701 (IS-701) 42 C-band, 24 Ku-band; broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSATnetworks; Pacific Ocean region.
180 Intelsat 18 (IS-18)
 
 
24 C-band and 12 Ku-band transponders to provide telecommunication services. The satellite's C-band payload will serve Eastern Asia, the Pacific and the Western United States and its Ku-band payload will serve French Polynesia, Eastern Australia and the United States.
177 W NSS 9 28 active C-band transponders and feature three beams that can be interconnected on a transponder-by-transponder basis: a global beam providing coverage of the entire earth visible from 183 degrees East, a West Hemi beam (covering Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan, China, Korea and the Pacific Islands) and an East Hemi beam (providing coverage and connectivity to the U.S., Hawaii and Polynesia).
164 W Thuraya 1 128 active L-band elements, 17-w SSPAs C-band 2 active + 2 spare
148 W Echostar 5 (Ciel-1, Sky 1A, MCI 1)
 
 
32 Ku-band transponders covering CONUS, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico
139 W AMC 8 (GE 8, Aurora 3, Aurora III) 24 C-band transponderst to provide cable television and radio programming services to CONUS, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean.
137 W AMC 7 (GE 7) 24 C-band transponders to provide cable programming services to CONUS, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean.
135 W AMC 10 (GE 10) 24 C-band transponders.
133 W Galaxy 15 (G-15) 24 C-band transponders, 2 L-band transponders for transmission of navigational data. Covers North America, Alaska, Hawaii and Caribbean.
133 W Galaxy 12 (G-12) Spare Satellite for NA region. Moving to 133W to replace Galaxy 15.
131 W AMC 11 (GE 11) 24 C-band transponders.
129 W Ciel 2 (Ciel II) 32 Ku band transponders to deliver high-definition and other TV services throughout North America
127 W Horizons 1 (Galaxy 13, Linkstar 4, Galaxy 13/Horizons 1) 24 C-band transpondes, 24 Ku-band transponders covering CONUS
125 W Galaxy 14 (G-14) 24 C-band transponders covering North America, Caribbean.
125 W AMC 21 24 Ku-band transponders to beam television broadcasts across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
123 W Galaxy 18 (G-18) 24 Ku-band and 24 C-band transponders to provide advanced television and data throughout North America
121 W Galaxy 23 (G-23, IA-13, Telstar 13, EchoStar 9/Galaxy 23) 24 C-band, 2 Ka-band, 32 Ku-band; additional C-band payload owned and operated by Loral Skynet.
119 W Directv 7S (DTV 7S, DBS 7S) 54 Ku-band transponders and 27 Ka-band spot beams for Direct-to-home TV.
119 W Echostar 7 32 Ku-band transponders covering CONUS, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico.
119 W Anik F3 32 Ku-band, 24 C-band and 2 Ka-band transponders to provide voice and video throughout North America.
119 W Echostar 14 (Echostar XIV) 103 Ku-band transponders to provide expanded DTH services for DISH Network's subscribers
116 W Satmex 5 (Morelos 3) 24 C-band, 24 Ku-band; Internet, voice and data, analogical and digital television and multimedia; Mexico sent more than 10 engineers to work on the satellite at Boeing (Hughes).
115 W Solidaridad 2 (Satmex 4) 18 C-band, 16 Ku-band; coverage of national territory with television, radio and telephony signals; launched by Mexican Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes, later privatized and taken over by Satlelites Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
115 W XM 4 (XM Blues) 2 active X/S-band transponders, each with 16 active (6 spare) 228-w TWTAs to provide state-of-the-art digital audio radio programming directly to cars, homes and portable radios coast to coast.
115 W XM 2 (XM Rock) 13.3 kw Digital Audio Radio, 2 active S-band transponders, each w/16 active (6 spare) 228-w TWTAs. Backup satellite for XM 4 (XM Blues).
115 W ViaSat 1
 
 
56 Ka-band transponders
113 W Satmex 6 36 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide voice, data, and video services to Mexico, South America, and the continental United States.
111 W Anik F2 24 30W C-band, 40 127W Ku-band, 50 90W Ka-band transponders to provide broadband and multimedia services for northern US states and Canada
111 W TerreStar 1 (TerreStar-1) S-band transponders to provide new-generation mobile communications services across the United States and Canada
110 W Echostar 10 (Echostar X) Direct-to-home transmission of voice, video and internet.
110 W Directv 5 (TEMPO 1) 32 Ku-band transponders providing direct broadcasting and digital television to North American subscribers.
110 W Echostar 11 (Echostar XI) 29 Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home services to CONUS
110 W Directv 6 (Tempo 2) 32 Ku-band transponders providing direct broadcasting and digital television to North American subscribers.
107 W Anik F1 36 C-band and 48 Ku-band transponders; broadcasting, business; North and South America; faulty solar panels may affect operations by 2005.
107 W Anik F1R 32 Ku-band, 24 C-band transponders, 2 navigation transponders; North America.
107 W Skyterra 2 (MSV 2)
 
 
152 Tranponders (L and Ku band) to provide reliable, advanced and widespread voice and data coverage throughout North and South America.
107 W Jupiter (Spaceway 4)
 
 
60 downlink beams (Ka-band) will deliver HughesNet® broadband satellite services in North America
107 W Anik G1
 
 
12 Ku-band, 16 ext. Ku-band, 24 C-band and 3 X-band transponders providing direct-to-home satellite TV services to Canada, Americas and the Pacific Ocean
105 W AMC 15 24 Ku-band and 12 Ka-band transponders covering US (including Hawai and Alaska), part of Canada and Mexico
105 W AMC 18 (GE 18) 24 C-band transponders covering CONUS, Canada, Caribbean and Mexica
103 W AMC 1 (GE 1) 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide broadcasting, business, cable, obile services to 50 states and Caribbean
103 W Directv 10 32 broad-beam and 55 spot-beam Ka-band transponders to will provide HDTV to CONUS.
103 W Spaceway 1 (Spaceway F1) 72 Ka-band transponders to provide direct broadcast services to North America and Hawaii
103 W Directv 12 32 (+12) Ka-band transponders, 55 (+15) Ka-band Spot-Beam transponders to provide HDTV throughout North America
101 W AMC 4 (GE 4) 28 Ku and 24 C-band transponders to provide broadcasting, cable, internet srvices to CONUS, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America..
101 W AMC 2 (GE 2) 24 Ku- and 24 C-band to provide broadcasting, business, cable services to CONUS, Hawaii, Caribbean and southern Canada.
101 W Directv 4S 48 Ku-band transponders to provide
101 W Directv 8 (DirecTV 4S/8) 36 Ku-band transponders, Ka-band transponders
101 W Directv 9S 52 Ku-band and 2 Ka-band transponders to cover Conus, Alaska, Hawaii with 27 spot beams
101 W Skyterra 1 (MSV 1)
 
 
152 Tranponders (L and Ku band) to provide reliable, advanced and widespread voice and data coverage throughout North and South America.
99 W Galaxy 16 (G-16) 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide standard TV and HDTV to all parts of North America
99 W Directv 11 32 (+12) Ka-band transponders, 55 (+15) Ka-band Spot-Beam transponders to provide HDTV throughout North America
99 W Spaceway 2 (Spaceway F2) 72 Ka-band transponders to provide direct broadcast services to North America and Hawaii
97 W Galaxy 19 (G-19, Intelsat Americas-9, IA-9) 24 C-band and 28 Ku-band transponders to provide advanced cable television, data, and telecommunications services to customers throughout North America, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
96 W Sirius FM-5 (Radiosat 5) 1 X/S-band transponder to provide state-of-the-art digital audio radio programming directly to cars, homes and portable radios coast to coast.
95 W Galaxy 3C (G-3C, Galaxy 3C, PAS 9, Galaxy 13) 24 C-band and 16 Ku-band to provide Direct-to-home broadcast of video and Internet to North America
95 W Spaceway 3 (Spaceway F3, Skyterra-1) 24 Ka-band regenerative downlink hopping spot beams covering North America (17 regional spots, 21 city spots and CONUS)
93 W Galaxy 25 (G-25, Intelsat Americas 5 (IA 5), Telstar 5) 24 C-band, 28 Ku-band; U.S., southern Canada, Mexico, Caribbean.
92 W Brasilsat B2 24 C-band; several X-band.
91 W Nimiq 2 (Telesat-DTH 2) 32 Ku-band and 2 Ka-band transponders for television broadcasting.
91 W Nimiq 1 (Telesat-DTH 1) 32 Ku-band transponders for television broadcasting.
91 W Galaxy 17 (G-17) 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide telephone and television services to South and North America and Europe.
91 W Directv 1 (DBS 1) In-orbit backup; high resolution TV broadcast; USA and Western Hemispheric countries.
91 W Nimiq 4i (Directv 2, DBS 2) High resolution TV broadcast; USA and Western Hemispheric countries. Backup satellite for Nimiq 1.
91 W Nimiq 6
 
 
32 high powered Ku-band transponders. Bell TV has agreed to fully lease this new satellite for its lifetime to serve the fast-growing number of Bell TV subscribers across Canada.
89 W Galaxy 28 (G-28, Telstar 8, Intelsat Americas 8 (IA 8)) 28 C-band, 36 Ku-band, 24 Ka-band; video and data transmissions to all countries in North and South America.
87 W AMC 3 (GE 3) 24 Ku- and 24 C-band to provide broadcasting, business, cable services to CONUS, Hawaii, Caribbean and southern Canada.
87 W SES 3
 
 
24 active C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders; Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP). Orbital position to be defined later. To be launched together with Kazsat 2 at the end of 2010 - beginning of 2011
85 W AMC 16 (GE 16, Echostar 16) 24 Ku-band and 12 Ka-band transponders to cover CONUS, Alaska, Hawaii.
85 W XM 3 (XM Rhythm) 2 active X/S-band transponders, each with 16 active (6 spare) 228-w TWTAs to provide state-of-the-art digital audio radio programming directly to cars, homes and portable radios coast to coast.
85 W XM 1 (XM Roll) 13.3 kw Digital Audio Radio, 2 active S-band transponders, each w/16 active (6 spare) 228-w TWTAs. Backup satellite for XM 3 (XM Rhythm).
85 W XM 5 (Sirius XM-5)
 
 
X/S-band transponders. It will enhance the existing XM satellite fleet, ensuring XM subscribers across North America continue receiving high-quality, digital-music, entertainment and data services.
84 W Brasilsat B4 28 C-band to provide voice and video communications to all of South America.
83 W AMC 9 24 Ku-band transponders to provide television programmes, government agencies and enterprise networks to CONUS and Mexico.
82 W Nimiq 3 (DirecTV-3, DBS-3, Nimiq 2i) On-orbit backup for Nimiq 2; high resolution TV broadcast; USA and Western Hemispheric countries;
82 W Nimiq 4 32 active high-power transponders Ku-band and 8 Ka-band transponders to provide digital HDTV to Canada and America. Fully leased to Bell TV.
81 W Galaxy 9 (G-9) 24 (+6) C-band transponders
79 W AMC 5 (GE 5, Nahuel 1B) 16 Ku-band transponders to provide broadband internet, business television services to CONUS
79 W SatCom C3 24 (+4) C-band transponders covering CONUS
79 W SES 2 (AMC 5R)
 
 
24 active C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders; Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP)
78 W Venesat 1 (Simon Bolivar 1) 14 C-band transponders (radio and TV signal), 12 Ku-band (data and high speed Internet) and 2 Ka-band (future digital TV signal transponders to cover most of South American continent and part of Caribbean areas, and provide communications and broadcasting services to Venezuelan as well as the surrounding region
77 W Echostar 1 16 Ku-band transponders to cover Western United States to Central/Mountain region.
77 W Echostar 8 32 Ku-band transponders covering CONUS and Mexico.
77 W Echostar 4 32 Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home voice and video communications to CONUS and Mexico
77 W Galaxy 4R (G-4R)
 
 
24 C-band, 24 Ku-band; North America.
77 W QuetzSat 1
 
 
32 Ku-band transponders. QuetzSat-1 will provide coverage over Mexico, North America and Central America. The satellite is fully contracted to a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and will be used in part by Dish Mexico, an EchoStar joint venture, for DTH services in Mexico. It is further expected that EchoStar and its Satellite Services division will provide capacity on QuetzSat-1 to a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) for use in connection with its U.S. DTH business.
75 W Brasilsat B3 28 C-band transponders for voice and video communication.
74 W Horizons 2 20 active Ku-band transponders
73 W Echostar 6 (Sky 1B, MCI 2) 32 Ku-band transponders covering CONUS, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico
73 W Nimiq 5 32 Ku-band transponders
72 W Nahuel 1 18 Ku-band transponders covering Latin America and U.S.
72 W Directv 1R 16 Ku-band transponders providing video channels directly to home-based dishes to anticipated 50 million homes in North America. First commercial launch by Sea Launch consortium (American, Russian, Ukrainian companies)
72 W AMC 6 (GE 6, Rainbow 2) 32 Ku and 24 C-band transponders to provide business (government and VSAT), media and entertainment services to CONUS, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America and South America (steerable Ku-band beam).
70 W Star One C2 28 C-band, 16 Ku-band, and 1 X-band transponders providing Telecom, Internet and digital services for Brazil, South America and Mexico
68 W Brasilsat B1 28 C-band and 1 X-band transponders providing Telecommunications services for Brazil.
65 W Star One C1 28 C-band, 16 Ku-band, and 1 X-band transponders providing Telecom, Internet and digital services for Brazil, South America and Mercosul
63 W Telstar 14 (Estrela do Sul 1) 41 Ku-band transponders; direct-to-home video and internet to Brazil and North America.
63 W Telstar 14R (Estrela do Sul 2)
 
 
46 active Ku-band transponders, of which 27 will be fixed and 19 will be switchable covering Brazil, the Continental United States (including the Gulf of Mexico and northern Caribbean), the Southern Cone of South America, the Andean region (including Central America and southern Caribbean), and the North and Mid-Atlantic Ocean.
61 W Echostar 3 32 Ku-band transponders to cover Central/Mountain region to Eastern U.S.
61 W Amazonas 1 (Amazonas) 36 Ku-band, 27 C-band transponders; North and South American continents; Spanish language; leak detected - may not have enough fuel for 15-year life.
61 W Echostar 12 (Rainbow 1, Cablevision 1) 36 Ku-band transponders to provide DTH telecommunications to CONUS
61 W Amazonas 2
 
 
54 Ku-band transponders, 10 C-band transponders to provide a full range of telecommunications services to Brazil, and North and South America
61 W Echostar 15
 
 
32 Ku-band transponders to provide BSS services to CONUS and Puerto Rico
58 W Intelsat 9 (IS 9, PAS 9) 24 C-band, 24 Ku-band transponders delivering 160 voice, video, data, and Internet channels to Americas, Caribbean, Europe.
58 W Intelsat 16 (IS-16)
 
 
24 active Ku-band transponders with two groups of 16-for-12 redundant linearized TWTA's transponders
58 W Intelsat 21 (IS-21)
 
 
Will provide C- and Ku-band capacity for broadband, video and voice applications with coverage over the Americas and Europe
55 W Intelsat 805 (IS-805) 36 C-band, 6 Ku-band, broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks; Atlantic Ocean region.
54 W Inmarsat-3F4 (Inmarsat 3 F4, I3F4) 22 (+11) L-band transponders (22W Power amplifiers), C-band uplink. 7 Wide Spots and 1 Global Beam to provide broadcasting, business services and mobile communications to Atlantic Ocean region-West
53 W Intelsat 707 (IS-707) 42 C-band, 36 Ku-band; broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSATnetworks; Atlantic Ocean region.
53 W Intelsat 23 (IS-23)
 
 
24 C-band transponders, 15 Ku-band transponders to provide communications services for the Americas, Europe and Africa.
50 W Intelsat 1R (IS 1R, PAS 1R) 36 C-band, 36 Ku-band; direct-to-home (DTH) digital video and Internet services; Americas, Caribbean, Europe, Africa.
45 W Intelsat 14 (IS-14, PAS 14) 40 C-band and 22 Ku-band transponders to cover Americas, Europe and Africa
43 W Intelsat 3R (IS 3R, PAS 3R) 12 C-band, 12 Ku-band transponders providing television and communications services to Americas, Caribbean, Europe, Africa.
43 W Intelsat 11 (IS-11, PAS-11) 18 Ku-band transponders serving Latin America (Brazil, part of Mexico, Venezuela and Florida) and 16 C-band transponders serving the USA (CONUS), Mexico and South America.
40 W NSS 806 (Intelsat 806) 28 C-band and 3 Ku-band transponders to cover Latin America, Iberian peninsula, Canary Islands, Western Europe and+N185 much of Eastern Europe.
37 W NSS 10 (AMC 12, Astra 4A, Star One C12, Worldsat 2, GE 1i) 72 C-band transponders.
37 W Telstar 11N 39 high-power Ku-band transponders to provide telecommunication services (video and data applications) to North America, Europe and Africa continents as well as mobile communication services to the Atlantic ocean region.
34 W Intelsat 903 (IS 903) 76 C-band, 22 Ku-band, broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks; Atlantic Ocean region.
34 W Hylas (HylasOne, Hylas One, Hylas 1)
 
 
6 Ka-Band transponders and 2 Ku-band transponders to provide broadband Internet access and to distribute and broadcast High Definition Television (HDTV) and cover 22 countries in Western and Central Europe.
32 W Intelsat 25 (Protostar 1, Protostar I, Chinasat 8, Zhongxing 8) 16 Ku-band and 36 C-band transponders to provide High definition TV and high speed Internet services.
30 W Hispasat 1D 28 transponders in Ku-band and several X-band. Fourth of Spain's communications satellites with government, commercial and military application.
30 W Hispasat 1C (DFS 3) 24 transponders in Ku-band and several X-band. Third of Spain's communications satellites with government, commercial and military application.
29 W Intelsat 705 (IS-705)
 
 
42 C-band, 24 Ku-band; broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSATnetworks; Atlantic Ocean region.
29 W Intelsat 801 (IS-801) 64 C-band, 16 Ku-band; broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks; Atlantic Ocean region.
27 W Intelsat 907 (IS 907) 76 C-band transponders; business, video, internet.
24 W Intelsat 905 (IS 905) 76 C-band, 22 Ku-band, broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks; Atlantic Ocean region.
22 W NSS 7 36 C-band, 36 Ku-band; broadcasting, business services; Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas.
22 W SES 4 (NSS 14)
 
 
52 C-band transponders and 72 Ku-band transponders to provide service to Europe/Middle East, West Africa, North America and South America.
20 W NSS 5 (Intelsat 803) 38 C-band, 6 Ku-band; Pacific Ocean region; shared capacity with Intelsat.
20 W Intelsat 603 (Intelsar 6 III, Intelsat 6 3) 38 C-band and 10 Ku-band transponders. Broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks; Pacific Ocean region.
18 W Intelsat 901 (IS 901) 72 C-band, 22 Ku-band, broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks; Atlantic Ocean region.
15 W Telstar 12 (ORION 2) 38 Ku-band transponders providing voice and video communications to the Americas, Europe, and Africa
15 W Inmarsat-3F2 (Inmarsat 3F2, I3F2) 22 (+11) L-band transponders (22W Power amplifiers), C-band uplink. 7 Wide Spots and 1 Global Beam to provide broadcasting, business services and mobile communications to Atlantic Ocean Region-East
14 W Express A4 (Express A1R, Ekspress A1R, Express 41R, Express 41P, Atlantic Bird 14) 12 C-Band and 5 Ku-band transponders to provide TV and radio broadcasting, communications, Internet, video-conference and other services to Russia and neighboring countries.
12 W Atlantic Bird 1 24 Ku-band transponders to provide coverage of Europe and the east coast of the United States. Twenty channels, telecommunications services between Europe and the Americas.
11 W Express A3 (Ekspress 3A) 5 Ku-band and 12 C-band transponders providing data transmission, TV and radio broadcasting, communications, Internet, video-conference, and other services throughout Europe and Russia.
11 W Express AM44 (Ekspress AM-44) 10 C-band (40 MHz) transponders, 16 Ku-band (54 MHz) transponders and 1 L-band (1 MHz) transponder with improved power characteristics to provide digital TV&Radio Services, Internet access, data transfer, video conferencing, VSAT multi services networks deployment as well as for the presidential and governmental mobile communications
8 W Telecom 2D 11 Ku-band transponders for television and multimedia services to French-speaking regions of Europe.
8 W Atlantic Bird 2 26 Ku-band transponders. European and American coverage.
7 W Nilesat 101 18 Ku-band transponders covering Middle East, north and central Africa and southern Europe.
7 W Nilesat 102 18 Ku-band transponders covering Middle East, north and central Africa and southern Europe.
7 W Atlantic Bird 4A (Hot Bird 10, Hotbird 10, AB 4A) 64 active Ku-band transponders covering Europe, North Africa, Middle East. Prior to joining 13E position it will consequently be deployed to 7W to expand capacity at this key neighborhood for broadcasting in the Middle East.
7 W Nilesat 201
 
 
28 Ku-band transponders and four transponders in Ka-band for direct-to-home television, radio and data-transmissions in the Middle East and North Africa
5 W Atlantic Bird 3 (Stellat 5) 45 transponders; Ku and C-band frequencies, Americas, Europe and Africa.
4 W Amos 2 11 (+3) Ku-band transponders to porvide communication services to Europe, Middle East, East Coast of USA.
4 W Amos 3 (Amos 60) 12 Ku-band and 2 Ka-band transponders to cover the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and parts of the Americas.
1 W Intelsat 10-02 (Intelsat 1002, Intelsat Alpha-2, Intelsat X-02) 36 Ku-band, 70 C-band transponders providing television, data, and other telecommunication services to Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
1 W Thor 3 14 Ku-band; Nordic region, central and eastern Europe.
1 W Thor 5 (Thor 2R) 24 (15 FSS and 9 BSS) Ku-band transponders to provide telecommunication facilities for Scandinavia, Europe, and the Middle East
1 W Thor 6 36 (16 FSS and 20 BSS) active Ku-band transponders to provide high power direct-to-home (DTH) television services to the Nordic countries and to serve the growing broadcasting demands within Central and Eastern Europe.